sociology test 2
Last Modified: 2013-03-24
a group designed for a special purpose, with rules and structure to increase efficiency
-typically organizations have identifiable membership
-different people, different languages
low socio-economic status
the powerful are their own group, and then there's everyone else
-powerful benefit most from this arrangement, so they make the rules in order to keep their position
less diverse needs, so less stratification
-the powerful in more industrialized societies share some, but not enough of their wealth to decrease stratification
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